29 May '15, 6pm
Tensile #architecture takes flight with Birdair
As Green Building & Design has consistently documented, a mass transformation of standards and ethics in the realm of architecture has been in accelerating bloom. Remarkable strides have been made in conscientiously modifying our built environments in response to data disseminating from the scientific community. Birdair picks up where most others have left off, stepping outside the corral of the built structure and utilizing its singular brand at the service of outdoor excursionists and festive public assemblages. Birdair has earned a distinction as the paramount artisans for tensile roof structures that promote character in design and sustainability in constitution. From a bird’s eye view, Vincent Caruso surveys a few tensile developments and the advantages they impart to nature and humanity alike.